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Shapcott Barton Knowstone Estate

South Molton

Large, ever developing garden of 200 acre estate around ancient historic manor house. Wildlife garden. Restored old fish ponds, stream and woodland rich in bird life. Unusual fruit orchard. Scented historic narcissi bulbs in Apr, roses in June, astilbes and phlox early July. Flowering burst July/Aug of National Plant Collections Leucanthemum superbum (shasta daisies) and buddleja davidii.
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    Various different wildlife habitats inc. unusual form of wild plants to maximise genetic diversity. Mini aboretum of native trees, summer meadow. 9

    The plant heritage collections can also be seen by appointment at other times.

Features and Attractions

Talks on Dowsing, also ghost experience talks.

Shapcott Barton Knowstone Estate- Canceled

Refreshments:

On this day, this garden is open by arrangement, which means that you will have to contact the owner to arrange visits for groups.

Pre-booking essential, please go to our events page to book your tickets.

Admission by donation

Admission:
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  • Concessions:
  • Child:

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  • Regular opening
  • Open by arrangement only
  • Cancelled opening

This garden also makes a donation to Cats Protection.

Owner Information

Anita Allen
01398 341664

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How to find us

Shapcott Barton Knowstone Estate
(East Knowstone Manor)
East Knowstone
South Molton
Devon
EX36 4EE

13m NW of Tiverton.
  • More detailed directions
    J25 M5 take Tiverton exit. 6½m to r'about take exit South Molton 10m on A361. Turn R signed Knowstone. Leave A361 travel ¼m to Roachhill through hamlet turn L at Wiston Cross, entrance on L ¼m.
Accessibility information

Very limited wheelchair access, steep slopes.

More about Shapcott Barton Knowstone Estate

Various different wildlife habitats inc. unusual form of wild plants to maximise genetic diversity. Mini aboretum of native trees, summer meadow. 9

The plant heritage collections can also be seen by appointment at other times.

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